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W.Va. officials right on multiple approach to Clean Power Plan

A Daily Mail editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three of West Virginia’s top elected officials are each taking a smart approach in response to the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, which will severely restrict the use of coal in power production. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced he is leading a coalition of 24 […]

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Virginia firm sues Greenbrier over unpaid bills

RICHMOND, Va. — A Henrico County, Va., company that provides human resources, recruiting and staffing services — Cornerstone RPO LLC — has filed a federal civil complaint in U.S. District Court in Richmond claiming that the Greenbrier Hotel Corp., in White Sulphur Springs owes Cornerstone more than $422,000 in unpaid fees and services provided. Cornerstone […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Oct. 29

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WHOSE COMEBACK STRATEGY BACKFIRES IN GOP DEBATE Jeb Bush’s attack on Marco Rubio raises new questions about his […]

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By October 28, 2015 Read More →

Media Advisory: 2015 West Virginia EMS Conference

CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va. — The 2015 West Virginia EMS Conference is set for Thursday in Cannan Valley. For details, contact: Chris Hall at (304)-544-9733 What: 2015 West Virginia EMS Conference West Virginia EMS responders will gather at Canaan Valley Resort for a two-day educational and networking conference. When: Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 @ 8 a.m. Where: Canaan […]

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Common Core forum set for Nov. 11 in Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Delegate Michael Folk, R-Berkeley, will host an education town hall forum with Peg Luksik, a nationally known expert on Common Core curriculum, in Martinsburg on Nov. 11.   The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Martinsburg High School Auditorium.   Luksik, a Pennsylvania teacher with more than […]

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State providing tourism industry $1.5 million in matching funds

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia tourism industry projects totaling over 3.6 million have been approved by the West Virginia Tourism Commission to receive nearly $1.5 million in matching funds through the Matching Advertising Partnership Program (MAPP). MAPP allows state tourism businesses to match their advertising dollars through partnerships with other tourism businesses and the state. Matches are based […]

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Development Office officials talking revitalization in downtown Beckley Thursday

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The “Main Street” program will be a topic when representatives of the W.Va. Development Office discuss state and federal revitalization programs Thursday with the public and members of the Downtown  Beckley Business Association. Nikki Williams, a program coordinator for the development office, will present an overview of the national Main Street program, which her office was […]

Musgrave lauded as he leaves Lottery director post
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Musgrave lauded as he leaves Lottery director post

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Closing out an unprecedented nearly 19-year career that saw the state Lottery grow into a $1 billion-a-year enterprise, retiring Lottery Director John Musgrave recalled Tuesday balking when then-Gov. Cecil Underwood offered him the post in 1997. Musgrave, who had served in administrative positions in state and federal government, said he told Underwood […]

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Tomblin to give EPA a W.Va. Clean Power blueprint

ROANOKE, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin intends to submit a plan for West Virginia to cut greenhouse gas emissions in compliance with the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, bucking calls from state and national Republicans to ignore the environmental regulations. The Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan requires each state to cut carbon emissions […]

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Coal not coming back, Appalachian Power chief says

ROANOKE, W.Va. — Coal consumption is not likely to increase, regardless of whether new federal regulations on power plants go into effect, and, from coal’s perspective, the national debate on coal and climate change has largely been lost, the president of West Virginia’s largest electric utility told a roomful of energy executives Tuesday. The Clean […]

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